August 13, 2018

Dear Governor Cuomo, Congratulations on Your Decision to Support the National Comedy Center, It’s a Home Run

I’ve been enthusiastically championing the arrival of the National Comedy Center for about a year now. I first approached the center with a heaping dose of […]
August 8, 2018

Elayne Boosler Will Be the Next Guest on Unmasked

Comedy legend Elayne Boosler is going to be the next guest on Ron Bennington’s critically acclaimed Unmasked series on SiriusXM. Elayne is coming in to talk […]
August 7, 2018

Kelly Carlin, George Shapiro, Lewis Black, W. Kamau Bell, Lucie Arnaz and More Toast The Grand Opening of National Comedy Center This Week in Jamestown

  Sentimental Opening Celebration Kicks Off National Comedy Center Events in Jamestown W. Kamau Bell Declares “This is Where the First Amendment Lives” Speakers Praise New, […]
August 2, 2018

Aidy Bryant Comedy Coming to Hulu

Hulu has picked up the comedy series “Shrill” and Aidy Bryant will star. The six episode pick up series is based on Lindy West’s memoir “Shrill: […]
July 31, 2018

National Comedy Center’s LucyFest Adds Even More Events: Here’s Your Guide to Enjoying The Grand Opening

It’s been a year since we started writing about the National Comedy Center, and now we’re only one day away from the Grand Opening of the […]
July 30, 2018

Jeffrey Gurian’s 2018 Just for Laughs Review!

It was that time again. For more than 25 years, every July I attend the Just for Laughs Festival in Montreal. I can’t get myself to […]
July 30, 2018

Who is On Late Night Tonight in Comedy: Week of July 30, 2018

Another successful Just For Laughs comedy festival has wrapped in Montreal. For the most exclusive coverage of JFL 2018 from the people who were there, be sure to check out the Interrobang's Comedy News.
July 29, 2018

Andy Kindler Skewers Chris Hardwick, Louis C.K., Netflix, Jeremy Piven, Ricky Gervais and Trump in His Best “State of the Industry” Yet

  2018 has been terrible year for humanity, but a great year for Andy Kindler’s annual “State of Comedy” speech at Just for Laughs in Montreal, […]
July 28, 2018

Sasheer Zamata Performs Stand Up on the Late Show

Sasheer Zamata made her network stand up debut this week on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert. The crowd went crazy for the beloved former Saturday […]
July 28, 2018

Who Is Hosting Saturday Night Live Tonight: July 28, 2018

Relive Mother's Day with a repeat episode of Saturday Night Live from this past May and hosted by Amy Schumer!
July 28, 2018

Howie Mandel Bought Just for Laughs to Make It As Famous as Coachella

Howie Mandel Details His Plan for the Future of Just For Laughs: I Want to Be a Brand Ambassador and Scream It! In March, it was […]
July 23, 2018

Just for Laughs Announces New Faces of Comedy 2018

JUST FOR LAUGHS UNVEILS ITS NEW FACES OF 2018 Today, Just For Laughs, in partnership with Amazon’s Prime Video, revealed the 2018 lineup of Just For […]
July 23, 2018

Who is On Late Night Tonight in Comedy: Week of July 23, 2018

All late night hosts are behind their desks this week with brand new shows....well, except for one.
July 17, 2018

Writer Calls Comedian Kurt Metzger Pro Rape; Sparks Outrage

Comedian Kurt Metzger Called “Pro-Rape” by Daily Beast Writer Prompting Fans and Friends to Defend Him On Monday, a writer for the Daily Beast sparked intense […]
July 16, 2018

Just For Laughs Ticket Alert: LA vs NY Panel with Six Great Comics and Unmasked with Howie Mandel

Note: You must request tickets using the form below.  The show will not be accepting requests via Twitter for this Event Ron Bennington is taking Unmasked Back […]
July 9, 2018

Bobcat Goldthwait is Coming Back to Guest on Award Winning Unmasked Series

Comedian, filmmaker, director, actor and writer Bobcat Goldthwait is coming to New York to sit down with Ron Bennington for a brand new episode of his critically acclaimed Unmasked […]
July 3, 2018

Lenny Bruce Exhibit Coming to National Comedy Center Along With Panel About Comedy and the First Amendment

The National Comedy Center just announced the inclusion of another exhibit honoring one of comedy’s trailblazers. A Lenny Bruce Exhibit and Memorial Foundation will be established […]
June 26, 2018

Comedy Star Got Married Two Years Ago and Kept It Secret

Celebrity marriages are making a comeback, and the trend seems to be to either get hitched quick, or to get secretly married and wait a while […]
June 21, 2018

Tom Papa Loves Hearing Voices, and Writing About Them

Tom Papa is not only a great comedian, he’s also a consummate writer and proud of it.  When I sat down to talk with him in […]
June 19, 2018

Keith Robinson, Rachel Feinstein, and Bridget Everett are Joining Amy Schumer to Host a New Podcast, and You Can Hear the Trailer Now

Amy Schumer signed on with Spotify to host a brand new podcast and joining her as permanent co-hosts are three of New York’s favorite comedians.  Keith […]
June 18, 2018

Rich Vos Will Be at the Fat Black Pussycat to Tape an Episode of Unmasked: Request Tickets Here

Rich Vos will be the next guest on Ron Bennington’s critically acclaimed Unmasked series in New York City! Rich will be the first guest to tape […]
June 18, 2018

Seth Meyers Speaks Up, The Stand Tears Down That Wall, Darrell Hammond and More!

Jeffrey Gurian is a writer and comedian in New York who loves to Jump Around. Follow his regular column right here, to find out what’s happening […]
June 13, 2018

The Hollywood Reporter Names 40 Most Powerful Comedy Suits Legends Aueters Arena Fillers and Movie Stars

The Hollywood Reporter has put out its first ever comedy power list, profiling those who hold the cards in the booming business of comedy. They divided […]
June 11, 2018

Pete Davidson is Getting Married

Those who thought it was strange that Pete Davidson got Ariana Grande themed tattoos only weeks after the two started seeing each other will have plenty […]
June 4, 2018

Who is On Late Night Tonight in Comedy: Week of June 4, 2018

As the days get longer, so do the vacations of our late night talk show hosts. The NBC Boys, Jimmy Fallon, Seth and Carson, are all taking this week off.
June 1, 2018

New York City’s Live Comedy Calendar! Upcoming Shows for June 2018. Updated Daily.

Live Comedy in New York City This MONTH: New York features some of the best live comedy in the world every single night, from Manhattan to […]
May 30, 2018

Chris Distefano Will Be Your Guide to Friday Nights on Comedy Central

Congratulations to Chris DiStefano who will be taking over Friday nights on Comedy Central with a series of interstitial short segments between stand up segments on […]